What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name ROVELO, ROBERTO E Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $71,497.63 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, JEAN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $71,497.53 Date 10/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARNAUD, MATTHEW Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $71,497.43 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, MAGGIE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $71,496.66 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONTY, MARIE NADINE Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $71,496.48 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURINO, FRANK, III Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,496.43 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, ROBERT G Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $71,496.42 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ENANEY, DANIEL M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $71,496.28 Date 03/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZI, MARY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,496.22 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOWELL, JASON R Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $71,495.94 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, TIMOTHY R Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $71,495.92 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRASSLE, DAVID L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,495.39 Date 04/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEAT, FRED D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,495.27 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITT, RUSSELL C Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $71,494.77 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, ROBERT E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,494.75 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGRISANO, JACK J Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $71,494.61 Date 06/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLAMURA, JOSEPH A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,494.23 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JEAN K Employer name Jericho Public Library Amount $71,494.01 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLAND, ROXANNE D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $71,493.80 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, BRIAN P Employer name Village of Waverly Amount $71,493.67 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAY, KENNETH A, JR Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $71,493.47 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEVERA, MARLENE T Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $71,493.44 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPIE, SOPHIA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $71,493.18 Date 06/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBACH, DARRYL S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $71,493.02 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFER, KARL J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,492.35 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFIN, ADAM D Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $71,492.13 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANCHETTA, STEVEN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $71,491.78 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, WILLIAM T Employer name Livingston County Amount $71,490.98 Date 02/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KAREN J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $71,490.91 Date 06/13/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, PAUL J Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $71,490.79 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIROY, COLBY J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,490.60 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSOVICH, LIDA B Employer name Erie County Amount $71,490.55 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, ROBERT F Employer name Town of Richland Amount $71,490.37 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITT, KEVIN D Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $71,490.28 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLER, MICHAEL R Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $71,490.12 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADLEY, HILLARY R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $71,488.61 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCY, DRU K Employer name Town of Islip Amount $71,488.43 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, PETER D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,488.30 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE-FORTNER, BARBARA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,488.01 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYER, TIMOTHY S Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $71,487.96 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASIMIR, ROSE A Employer name Orange County Amount $71,487.63 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARSHAWSKY, CRAIG E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,487.32 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, SCOTT O Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $71,487.25 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, BENJAMIN R Employer name Webster CSD Amount $71,486.71 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, CARL L Employer name Oswego County Amount $71,486.39 Date 07/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, CHRISTINE D Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,486.31 Date 10/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOKINDO, JAMES L, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,486.01 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNNETT, WILLIAM M, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,485.60 Date 12/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON-SQUIRES, CHERYL H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,485.30 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, MARC Employer name No Hempstead Housing Authority Amount $71,484.96 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, EUGENE M Employer name Village of Boonville Amount $71,484.39 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, MARY E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $71,483.50 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORCARO, NICHOLAS M Employer name Village of Laurel Hollow Amount $71,483.36 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSINSKI, DEANNA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,482.69 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLI, YOLANDA D Employer name Town of Kent Amount $71,482.50 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, ETHA F Employer name City of Beacon Amount $71,482.25 Date 09/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, LUKE T Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $71,482.22 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARC, EMIL Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $71,482.19 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, WINSOME B Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $71,481.97 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, THOMAS M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $71,481.95 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, WANDA I Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $71,481.89 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, SHAWN D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $71,481.70 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIRK, MARTIN J, JR Employer name Orleans County Amount $71,481.45 Date 07/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANK, KRISTEN J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,481.14 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAER, JAMES J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $71,480.92 Date 01/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCK, GARRETT L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $71,480.53 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, KATHERINE M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $71,479.98 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBY, RONALD G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,479.87 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TKACZYK, LEONARD A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $71,479.76 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIGIN, MAUREEN Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $71,479.39 Date 03/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, KAITLIN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $71,478.98 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROSS, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $71,478.50 Date 04/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUBERT, JASON R Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $71,478.44 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, JOSHUA P Employer name City of Watertown Amount $71,478.34 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUCKER, MICHAEL J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $71,478.22 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'RAFFERTY, MATHEW A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $71,478.19 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASBROUCK, NICOLE M Employer name Orange County Amount $71,477.85 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALBO, BRANDON D Employer name Lackawanna Mun Housing Auth Amount $71,477.78 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMM, GARY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,477.73 Date 08/08/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, SERGIO I Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $71,477.70 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, RICHARD A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $71,477.16 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHADEN, CYNTHIA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $71,476.93 Date 07/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVEE, ERIC R Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $71,476.66 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATSON, JOY H Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $71,476.16 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUM SUDEN, CELIA A Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $71,475.99 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, JOHN P, JR Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,475.64 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, SCOTT G Employer name City of Beacon Amount $71,475.59 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLER, LAUREN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,475.05 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, MIRVIL E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,474.29 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALI, KATHLEEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,474.01 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETKOSKI, ELLEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,473.78 Date 05/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVANEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,473.76 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDIX, MICHELE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $71,473.67 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $71,473.41 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, MARY E Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $71,473.23 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, KATHLEEN F Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $71,473.22 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, DANIEL Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $71,473.21 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTICELLI, PETER J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $71,473.01 Date 12/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, KAI WING Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,472.71 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIVA, DANIEL N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,472.53 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System